Title: Color Lithograph - "Querquedula Creeca"
Publisher: J. Gould and H. C. Richter
Binding: No Binding
Illustrator: Gould, John
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Circa 1865. Hand-colored stone lithograph, 20 x 14 inches with 2 1/2 inch green mat. Some soiling along mat line. Title "Querquedula Crecca" along bottom. Also "J. Gould and H. C. Richter del et lith." and "Walter, Imp." John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist and bird artist, who often worked with other animal illustrators such as Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902). This print came from his "Birds of Great Britain", which was issued between 1863-1873. It shows a detailed male Common Teal in the foreground, with a female and 9 ducklings swimming in a pond with reeds. Bookseller Inventory # 016422
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